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Post by frootee // Jan 15, 2009, 7:13am

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For a plugin, I need to put a text file on the hard drive.

A script node on the Workspace side writes to the file,

and a plugin on the Model side reads from the file.


For XP, it's not an issue; I can drop the file anywhere.


But I don't know about Vista. Are there access restrictions on directories

which prevent us from being able to put a text file in any directory?


thanks


Froo

Post by nigec // Jan 15, 2009, 7:20am

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As long as its not in program files it should be ok

my TS is installed at C:\trueSpace76


but I turned off UAC off a long time ago

Post by TomG // Jan 15, 2009, 7:26am

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Program files can be an issue, even root of C: I think can be an issue too. Other than that, though, you should be fine. I still have UAC turned on, with both my Vista machines.


HTH!

Tom

Post by frootee // Jan 15, 2009, 8:39am

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Ok thanks guys.


This is just a text file that is used as an 'interface' between workspace and model, so to speak.


I could get fancy and just send a message directly to the plugin on the model side but, maybe next time. :)

Post by frootee // Jan 15, 2009, 8:58am

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Can Vista users create any directory if they want, if necessary?


Like, say, C:\LWfromWS ?


that stands for:


(Lightworks from Workspace) ?
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